Sam Levinson

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For the American humorist, see Sam Levenson.
Sam Levinson
Born 1985 (age 31–32)
Occupation Actor, Writer, Director
a quote of his is "If you die in an elevator make sure to push the 'up' button"

Samuel "Sam" Levinson (born 1985) is an American actor, screenwriter, and director. He is the son of Diana Rhodes and writer/director/actor Barry Levinson.

He made his film debut in the 1992 film Toys, along with his brother Jack. He later appeared in such films as Bandits and What Just Happened? as Carl. In 2009, he co-starred as Peter Thompson in Stoic.[1] He won the 2011 Sundance Film Festival Waldo Salt screenwriting award for his directorial debut film, Another Happy Day.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Levinson dated actress Ellen Barkin from 2008-2011, who is 31 years his senior.[3]


Year Title Role Notes
1992 Toys War Room Player
2001 Bandits Billy Saunders
2008 What Just Happened Carl
2009 Stoic Peter Thompson
2010 Another Happy Day Screenwriter, Director Directorial debut


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